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Blagge, John (fl. 1783-1799) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07328 Author/Creator: Blagge, John (fl. 1783-1799) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 November 1799 Pagination: 2 p. : address : docket ; 23 x 19 cm.

Blagge thanks Knox for writing to President Adams on his behalf. Blagge asks the Knoxes to remember in their prayers "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" whose daughter Antoinetta just that day died.

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